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Holidays to Alexandria Provide Grand Adventure

There are very few places on earth that provide quite the selection when it comes to travel options and adventures as holidays in Alexandria provide. There are so many wonderful and exciting things to do and ancient realms to explore that the real difficulty often lies in selecting which sights to see and which sights you can live without. A trip to Alexandria is truly the holiday of a lifetime Diving -Plan for amazing diving holidays to Alexandria by visiting the City of Cleopatra where you can take in amazing sights such as the floor of the ancient Alex Lighthouse, statues, and columns beneath the surface of the sea. Divers will find plenty to explore in the world below and can enjoy an amazing holiday on the water.

Beaches- Beach holidays to Alexandria can be quite enjoyable as well. You may have to search a bit to find free public beaches or you can book all inclusive holidays through resorts that have their own private beaches for your sand and surf pleasure. Diving, swimming, sunbathing, wind surfing, and skiing are also enjoyed in this area. You can also spend an enjoyable afternoon sailing in these beautiful waters for a new way to take in the local sights (from a distance of course).

History- There are very few places on earth where history comes alive right before your eyes as it does in Alexandria. Make sure to keep Pompey’s Pillar, the kom el shokafa catacombs, and the Roman amphitheater in mind to visit during your stay. Visit the site of one of the seven wonders of the ancient world at the Fort of Qaietbey where Ptolemy 2nd had what is believed to be the first lighthouse built.The lighthouse was destroyed by an earthquake during the 14th century but the Fort is an interesting place to visit today. Present One bright spot of green in Alexandria is the Montazah Palace and Gardens.

The architecture is almost out of place (showing Italian inspirations) in this part of the world but is a sight to behold and the gardens are lovely during the summer months when everything is in full bloom. You will also want to make a point of visiting the new Library of Alexandria. This modern structure is a sight to see in its own right. The fact that it is home to more than 200,000 books is one more reason to add a visit to this library to your list of things to do while taking holidays in Alexandria.

Late deals to Alexandria are quite possible. If you are planning to enjoy family holidays to Alexandria you may want to plan for more than one as there are so many things to see and do. Cheap holidays to Alexandria are best achieved by those who book all inclusive holidays to Egypt unless you are able to budget well. Package deals allow you to take in the best that Alexandria has to offer families on holiday at a discounted or included rate and may include meals and transportation. It is definitely worth checking out when budget is a consideration.

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